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Retired Police Detective

Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, 19026, United States
January 29, 2019

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William R. McGoldrick III

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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026



Seeking a supervisory role in an organization’s Safety and Security/Investigations Division.


Master of Science, Administration of Justice/Leadership and Administration (August 2018), Wilmington University, New Castle, De. Cumulative GPA: 3.97/4.0

Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, (May 2017), Wilmington University, New Castle, De. Cumulative GPA: 3.97/4.0. Inducted into DELTA EPSILON RHO Honor Society

Municipal Police Officer Certification (December 1994) Delaware County Community College Police Academy, Broomall, PA


Detective (May 2007-June 2018) (Retired effective June 1, 2018) Upper Darby Township Police Department, Upper Darby, PA

Managed and supervised teams of detectives conducting criminal and undercover narcotics/vice investigations.

Lead law enforcement officer in hundreds of court trials resulting in convictions.

Assigned to the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office Drug Task Force and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Gang Task Force tasked with conducting undercover narcotics/vice investigations across both state and county borders.

Provided expert testimony in dozens of criminal cases as a court recognized expert witness in the field of narcotics and narcotics investigations at both the District Court and Common Pleas court levels.

Field Training Officer responsible for supervising and training undercover narcotics detectives.

Member of Delaware County’s Critical Incident Stress Management Team responsible for counseling and debriefing law enforcement officers, first responders, and civilians either involved in or witnesses to critical incidents.

Police Officer (April 2005-May 2007) Upper Darby Township Police Department, Upper Darby, PA

Certified Field Training Officer Instructor.

Certified Field Training Officer.

Member of Tactical Narcotics Team tasked with targeting high drug/crime areas within the township ensuring the safety and security of all members of the community.

Police Officer (August 1998-April 2005) City of Chester Police Department, Chester, PA

Certified Field Training Officer Instructor tasked with the ability to train and certify police officers to become certified Field Training Officers.

Certified Senior Field Training Officer responsible for training and supervising newly hired recruits.

Instrumental in establishing the agency’s Field Training Program as well as its Field Training Manual.

Member of SWAT team and Highway Patrol Unit.

Investigator (July 1997-August 1998) Delaware County Domestic Relations, Media, PA

Investigated and tracked domestic violators utilizing technology, computer programs, software, surveillance equipment, etc. Served warrants and subpoenas.

Police Officer (June 1995-August 1998) Parkside Police Department, Parkside, PA

Field Training Officer tasked with the training and supervision of newly hired police officers.

Member of Mountain Bike Patrol Unit

Police Officer (August 1994-July 1997) Delaware County Park Police Department, Media, PA

Protected and ensured the safety and security of all citizens who stepped foot on county property, parks, and roads.


OSHA 30-hour General Industry Training Certification (In-progress)

Title IX Training

Reid Technique & Advanced Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation

Technology Used Against Law Enforcement along with expertise with the various technologies associated with law enforcement, including information and database technologies, computer applications, software programs, surveillance tools, social media, etc.

MAGLOCLEN (Mid Atlantic Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network) Information Sharing/Drug Trafficking Conferences (Attended training annually)

PNOA (Pennsylvania Narcotic Officers Association) Narcotic Investigator’s Training Conferences (Attended training annually)

Indoor Marijuana Grow Investigations

Critical Incident Stress Management Certification

Taser Electronic Control Device Certification

Top Gun Undercover Drug Law Enforcement Training

Robic Speed Chronometer Operator Certification

U.S. Dept. of Defense Special Weapons & Tactics (SWAT) 120 Hour Certification

Advanced Field Training Officer Instructor Certification

Interstate Highway Drug Interdiction involving Commercial Vehicles & Equipment

Stolen Vehicle Identification (Multiple training dates)

Breath Test Changeover Certification RBT-IV

Field Training Officer Certification

Pursuit & Defensive Driving School

Officer Street Survival

Intoximeter EC/IR Operation/Certification

Drug Interdiction and Traffic Patrol

Identification and Testing of Illegal Drugs


Commendation of Valor

Distinguished Unit Commendation

Commendation of Heroism

Outstanding Service Award

Commendation of Bravery

Mayor’s Service Award

Life Saving Commendation (2)

Distinguished Service Award

Commendation of Merit (7)

Officer of the Year (2)

Exceptional Duty Commendation (3)

Officer of the Quarter

Honorable Service Commendation (3)

Pistol Expert Award (20)

Narcotics Arrest Commendation (3)

Driver Proficiency Award

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